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is keeping so many small businesses from adding employment. he chamber of commerce carried out a survey. -- the chamber of commerce carry out a survey. they ask what a piece of legislation do. they said that piece of legislation would keep them from hiring people. that piece of legislation is called obamacare and i am going to get rid of it. [cheers and applause] that does not mean that we are not going to make improvements to our health-care system. we know health care is too expensive. obamacare does not make it less expensive. when the president ran for office, he said he would cut premiums by $2,500 per family. they are up $2,500 per family. that is a 5000 different for a family that makes $50,000. that has a huge impact. i want the cost of health care to be reigned -- reined in. i will do that by letting individuals by their own insurance. we have to make sure people with pre-existing conditions are able to get insured and people who gets sick are not stopped by their insurance company. we do not have to have obamacare that raises taxes, cuts medicare by $716 billion. we will get r
and republican george allen, hosted by the fairfax county chamber of commerce. i am a moderator of today's event. i want to cover the rules of today's event. it will last one hour and will begin with opening statements, and then the panelists and i will pose questions. those questions are determined by the panelists, by us. they have not been reviewed by the fairfax chamber. each candidate will have one minute, 30 seconds to respond, and there will be an additional one-minute rebuttal. i reserve the right to be able to follow up with some questions as i see fit as the moderator. we will end with a two-minute closing statement from each candidate. there is a clock in front of each candidate noting the time. we have the northern virginia no bureau chief -- the northern virginia wrote -- northern virginia bureau chief with us, and there is a man who joined "the washington post" after being with another organization. and a man that attended virginia commonwealth university is with us. let's begin by hearing the candidates and their opening statements. the order was determined by a coin toss earlier
will instead create 7 million jobs. let me talk about obama care. the chamber of commerce surveyed 13 of its members and found that 3/4 of them said they are less likely to hire people because of "obamacare." i know we need health care reform but obama care is the wrong way to go about it. that will replace consumer choice with government choice and will cause health insurance premiums to skyrocket. it is already depressing job creation. i will repeal "obamacare" and replace it. with reforms that increased choice, slowed down the runaway growth of insurance costs, and opened the doors to more new jobs. [applause] if we do those five things,if we take advantage of our energy resources at home and we fix our schools and open more trade and we cut the deficit and we truly champion small business, our economy will come roaring back. we can do better than this lackluster economy. we can create 12 million jobs and rising take-home pay. my confidence comes from the entrepreneurs i met across the country. we're in a room full of them right here. in 1988, a person founded a spanish-language weekly, a
association of manufacturers park chamber of commerce or state associations to get people, businesses concerned about this that have been benefiting from these tax incentives, and would see them come off. that is the debate he will see with any tax break coming off this. >> do you think you can go back to the chart that showed the scenarios? it is a complicated chart. the markets in areas. the one with all of the dots. as someone who covers congress and overseas our congressional coverage, i always think of the worst case scenario. congress either doing nothing or kicking the can down the road or doing some version of a -- economic decision with a box. coming up about that scenario? depending on the outcome of the election. there is a lot of scenarios. if we have a status quo election, obama wins, almost an equally divided republican senate and democratic house. then there's the of republican washington scenario. i did not think there is an all democratic washington scenario right now. what is possible versus what -- in the lame duck and then into generic -- january and how do the mar
chamber of commerce. >> thank you so much for that warm introduction. and congratulations to christina as well. thank you. good to be here. i have a son here. hi, guys. it is an honor to be your guest and speak to you as we begin national hispanic heritage month. i am pleased to represent the party of governor susana martinez and marco rubio and ted cruz. these leaders are republicans for the same reasons as millions of other hispanics. they see ours is the party of opportunity, the party that will restore america's prosperity. at our convention, governor martinez described that experience that is so familiar. at the beginning of her career she was a democrat, and she got an invitation to go to lunch with a couple of republicans. the words "democrat" and "republican" did not come up. they talked about issues, such as how to keep welfare from becoming a burden to work. she said, "i'll be darned, we are republicans." i like to hear stories like that. i am convinced the republican party is the right home of hispanic americans, but my speech today is not about my party. it is about the cou
to those reforms. we know that american businesses are faced with an unbelievably complicated and commerce and tax code, combined over 30% on businesses. not to mention the problems with the estate taxes. it makes the u.s. as the second highest corporate tax rate among developed nations in the world. and so the u.s. federal rate is 35%. it's nearly 10 percentage points higher than other -- our other competitors. so that on top of all of the other issues that we've highlighted, where in order to create -- know, i mentioned the manufacturing jobs. i don't know about you but i get this question all the time, where have all the manufacturing jobs gone. and people always highlight that we've just chased these jobs offshore and it's because we have created this environment in which business owners don't have a choice. if they're going to turn a profit they have to do what is the benefit for their families and to make that hard-earned llar. i remember hearing a colleague give an example, he was sitting on an airplane next to a guy that made things. he made things, he produced a product and he wan
businesses from adding employment. the chamber of commerce carried out a survey. they asked businesses all over america, what's the impact of a particular piece of legislation and people came back, 75% of the people surveyed said, that piece of legislation keeps us from hiring people. that legislation we have to get rid of is known as obamacare and i'm going to get rid of it. [cheers and applause] now, that doesn't mean, that doesn't mean that we're not going to make improvements to our health care system. we know that health care's too expensive. obamacare doesn't make it less expensive. when the president ran for office, he said he'd cut premiums by $2,500 per family. obamacare, now they're up $2,500 per family. that's a $5,000 difference. and for median family income in america, of $50,000 about, that $5,000 is a huge impact. has a huge impact. i'm going to go after getting the cost of health care to get reined in. and by the way i'm going to do that by taking on malpractice, i'm going to do that by letting individuals be able to buy their own insurance. without just getting it from the
to the u.s. chamber of commerce in washington for their yearly labor day briefing outlining economic and jot issues for businesses. it began just a short time ago. >> give them the benefit of the doubt having inherited a very steep economic downturns and a downturn that came together with a financial crisis all of which is often repeated in the political ad. going forward we will not have that type of an economy. we will have one which has started very low and is gradually building. if they did not get their act together and fixed the long-run and deficit problems, they will be held responsible for what happens down the track. you can legitimately do that when we look at the economy's they are lot -- economies are likely to inherit. if you look at indicators that come from the different sectors, trucking, railroading, we mixed up and put it in a box and put it on trains and ships at iraq. these indicators are good indicators of when and in term -- of when a downturn occurs. we do not see that in any of these. you do not see these turning down in a way you would expect given the onset
leaders at the u.s. chamber of commerce national convention in los angeles. we are planning coverage of his remarks that we will have later today. tomorrow he travels to new york city. wednesday, florida. follow the road to the white house on the c-span networks. tonight at 7:00 we'll hear what the voters in one of the key election states, virginia, think about the two candidates. the focus group is made up of undecided voters. it is organized by hart,. following that discussion at 8:30 we will speak with political reporters to get their thoughts on what virginia voters had to say. >> the boston globe posted a discussion thursday with reporters and analysts looking ahead to the final two months of the presidential campaign. alice addressed the president's health care plan, voter id laws, and if you vote. this is an hour and 15 minutes. -- they addressed to the president's health-care plan, also. >> it was fun. we had been talking a lot of trash. >> for those of you and in the boston globe outreach program, who may have never been in our beautiful building, i incurred to consider beco
-- in the world of trade and commerce. they have to understand it cannot take away jobs on an unfair basis. >> he and the seven countries -- companies that operated here and went to china. pioneers. you cannot stand up to china when all you have done is sent them our jobs. >> watch and engage was seized and as the campaign -- with c- span as the campaign's move toward the elections. the first debate will take place on wednesday, october 3. audience members will get their chance to ask questions in a town hall debate on tuesday, october 16. the final debate on foreign policy will take place november 2. follow our coverage on c-span, c-span radio, and online at c- span.org. >> i think there are a lot of anti-obama books out there. there are a number of books critical and defending the president. i do not want to be either one of those books. i want to describe an answer what i thought was the most important and interesting questions. look at barack obama, -- barack obama as a character. he is a fish out of water. he has very little executive experience. his entire life is that the law professor's
small businesses from adding employment. the chamber of commerce carried out a survey asking businesses across america, what is the impact of a piece of legislation? 75% said that piece of legislation keeps us from hiring people. that legislation we have to get rid of is known as obamacare. i will get rid of it. now, that does not mean that we are not going to make improvements to our health care system. we know that health care is too expensive. obamacare does not make it less expensive. he said he would cut premiums. obamacare passes. they are up. that is a $5,000 difference for a medium family -- median family income. that is a huge impact. -- it has a huge impact. i will go after getting the cost of health care get reined in. i will take on malpractice. i'll let individuals by their own insurance. without just getting it from their company. we have to make sure the people who have pre-existing conditions will be insured and that folks that get sick will not get trapped by their insurance company. there are a lot of things we can do to improve. we do not have to have obamacare that r
has prepared. followed by a charlotte chamber of commerce president, bob morgan. washington journal, 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. the political playbook profits facers a conversation -- features a conversation with the lorraine jarraett. she system with politico's mike allen. that is starting at 7:55 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> gavel-to-gavel coverage of the democratic convention starts tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. eastern. every minute, every speech allied on television and on- line. speakers include first lady obama and gillian castro. wednesday, elizabeth warren and former president bill clinton. thursday, vice president joe biden and president barack obama. >> this november, the torch will be passed again to a new generation of americans. with barack obama and for you and for me, our country will be committed to its cause. the work begins anew. the hope rises again. the dream lives on. >> i am from vermont. i support a visionary-inclusive america. looking forward rather than looking back. >> i support president obama for reelection because i believe we all need to reelect -- reinvest for h
to be a responsible partner in the world of trade and commerce, they have to understand they cannot take away jobs on an unfair basis. >> investing in companies that uprooted from here and went to china. you cannot stand up to china when all you have done is send them our jobs. >> watch and engage with c-span as the campaign to toward the elections. foreign policy will be the debate of -- will be the focus of debate no. 3. audience members will get a chance to ask questions on tuesday the 16th. the final debate on foreign policy will take place the 22nd. watch the vice president debate october 11. >> maxine waters was cleared of ethics by listen charges today. her chief of staff, who is also her grandson, still faces an inquiry. they determined there was no evidence that representative waters pressured the treasury department to give a bailout to the united -- the minority on the bank. the committee findings concludes a two-year investigation and is one hour 40 minutes. >> first included allegations of the investigation and the 111th congress violated represent of waters due process rights. they u
, free guns for a bad guys, the commerce department. this is again on mitt romney. soloed twister? and he is losing it. superpac's make me crazy. i love the first amendment. i love free expression and democracy. but each candidate could spend over $1 billion each, a $2 billion campaign. i wish someone would come up with a model -- people united, citizens united, we have to find a middle ground here. is money speech? is a corporation a person? this is an example of a bad cartoon. it is the truth. it is the fast and furious case. we gave dunnes to bad guys. -- they gave guns to bad guys and lost track of them. and there were killed to kill an american officer. it is the non-smoking gun. this says we are spending more than we are taking in. and? and the reaction to what is happening in syria. assad is there, and our friends russian and china. and the president says president putin -- and he says not a good time. and the chinese, saying some people have no respect for a true artist. and here is the president and a baby bull. forward to november so i can tax you into stake. -- into steak. gidd
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